Black Cherry

Latin Name: 
Prunus serotina

Black cherry trees produce small white flowers in the spring, then dark red cherries in the fall months. The bark on adult trees is dark and flaky, resembling burnt corn flakes. Berries are a favourite food for wildlife. Minimum order of 10 trees.

Photo by Cooper, G.A, courtesy of Smithsonian Institution. 

Upland
Shoreline
Type: 
Tree
Source: 
Locally sourced native
Soil: 
Sand or loam
Sun: 
Full sun
Seedling Height: 
12-18 inches
Maximum Height: 
22 m
Potted or Root: 
Bare root
Price: $4.50